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Full text of "Further Sources Of Vijayanagara History"

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Eamatenke         mole              ,.,            6,07,320

Brahma                                 .,.            6,08,480

Total        ...         4,22,43,370 *

Having thus distributed the honnus of the above varieties,
among all the people as presents, he commanded all the soldiers
to put on the armour, and be ready for the battle arming them-
selves with weapons arid muskets. Then} summoning all the
couriers in the service of the government, he ordered them to
inform all the sepoys that all of them should be present at the
muster next morning. Accordingly they attended the muster
thus:

Horses               ...                      ...        65,48,321

Camels              ...                      ,..        18,74,429

Elephants         ...                      ...            18,768

Gun powder (according to

weight)       ...                      ...     9,87,76,418 (mds.)

Cannon balls 9,87,65,43,21,00,00,000

Thus, these were brought to muster. Moreover, a muster
of the infantry was thus taken :

Foot-soldiers     ...                      ...       12,39,430

Sappers (?   Hunnaravanaru}      ...            38,460

Slredadarleyararu (?)                ...           84.567

Swordsmen        ...                      ...            45,387

Men. with swivel guns                ...            579965

fGKmners (Golandazaru}              ...            48,876

Drummers and trumpeters        ..             45,678

Total    ...        15,00,963

AdhUnekararu (?):

Swimmers (Igekararu)                ...            43,620

Divers                ..*                      ...            15,940

Men with broadswords               ...            43,432

* The total does not tally with the sum of the figure* giren bo**.
f Tbe word mu c th* thrower* of taUt *.